‘Lifers’ Are Waiting Longer For Parole, Study Finds

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In eight jurisdictions, the average time served by lifers with murder convictions nearly doubled from 11.6 years for those paroled in the 1980s to 23.2 years for those paroled between 2000 and 2013, reports The Sentencing Project . . .

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